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FV430 series

Index FV430 series

The FV430 series covers a number of armoured fighting vehicles of the British Army, all built on the same chassis. [1]

31 relations: Afghanistan, Alvis Stalwart, Armoured fighting vehicle, Armoured personnel carrier, BAE Systems Land & Armaments, British Army, Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked), Cougar (vehicle), Counter-insurgency, Cymbeline (radar), Dorset, FN MAG, FV432, FV433 Abbot SPG, FV434, FV438 Swingfire, Green Archer (radar), Iraq, Israel, List of FV series military vehicles, Pinzgauer High-Mobility All-Terrain Vehicle, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Reactive armour, Rolls-Royce Holdings, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, RPG-7, Self-propelled gun, Shaped charge, Urgent Operational Requirement, Vickers, Warrior tracked armoured vehicle.


Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Alvis Stalwart

The Stalwart, formally classified by the British Army as Truck, High Mobility Load Carrier (HMLC), 5 Ton, 6 x 6, Alvis/Stalwart and informally known by servicemen as the Stolly, is a highly mobile amphibious military truck built by Alvis that served with the British Army from 1966 until 1992.

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Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Armoured personnel carrier

An armoured personnel carrier (APC) is a type of armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) designed to transport infantry to the battlefield.

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BAE Systems Land & Armaments

BAE Systems Land & Armaments is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems Plc.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked)

The Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) —or CVR(T)—is a family of armoured fighting vehicles (AFV)s in service with the British Army and others throughout the world.

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Cougar (vehicle)

The Cougar is an MRAP and infantry mobility vehicle structured to be resistant to landmines and improvised munitions.

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A counter-insurgency or counterinsurgency (COIN) can be defined as "comprehensive civilian and military efforts taken to simultaneously defeat and contain insurgency and address its root causes".

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Cymbeline (radar)

Radar, Field Artillery, No 15, better known as Cymbeline, was a widely used British mortar locating radar operating in the I band using a Foster scanner.

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Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.

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The FN MAG is a Belgian 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun, designed in the early 1950s at Fabrique Nationale (FN) by Ernest Vervier.

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The FV432 is the armoured personnel carrier variant of the British Army's FV430 series of armoured fighting vehicles.

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FV433 Abbot SPG

FV433 Field Artillery, Self-Propelled "Abbot" is the self-propelled artillery, or more specifically self-propelled gun (SPG), variant of the British Army FV430 series of armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs), using much of the chassis of the FV430 but with a fully rotating turret at the rear housing the 105 mm gun and given the vehicle designation of FV433.

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The FV434 is the Armoured Repair Vehicle variant of the British Army's FV430 series of armoured fighting vehicles.

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FV438 Swingfire

The FV438 Swingfire was an armoured anti-tank vehicle of the British Army.

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Green Archer (radar)

Green Archer, also called Radar, Field Artillery, No 8 was a widely used British mortar locating radar operating in the X band using a Foster scanner.

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Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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List of FV series military vehicles

The following is a partial listing of FV ("fighting vehicle") numbers as used by the British Army.

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Pinzgauer High-Mobility All-Terrain Vehicle

The Pinzgauer is a family of high-mobility all-terrain 4WD (4×4) and 6WD (6×6) military utility vehicles.

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Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. (רפאל - מערכות לחימה מתקדמות בע"מ, formerly: RAFAEL Armament Development Authority), known as RAFAEL or Rafael, (also spelled as Raphael or Rephael; Hebrew acronym of "Authority for the Development of Armaments" -) is an Israeli defense technology company.

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Reactive armour

Reactive armor is a type of vehicle armor that reacts in some way to the impact of a weapon to reduce the damage done to the vehicle being protected.

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Rolls-Royce Holdings

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 which today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.

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The RPG-7 (РПГ-7) is a portable, reusable, unguided, shoulder-launched, anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

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Self-propelled gun

A self-propelled gun (SPG) is a form of self-propelled artillery, and in modern use is usually used to refer to artillery pieces such as howitzers.

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Shaped charge

A shaped charge is an explosive charge shaped to focus the effect of the explosive's energy.

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Urgent Operational Requirement

An Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) is a system used by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) to obtain urgent equipment for operations.

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Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Warrior tracked armoured vehicle

The Warrior tracked vehicle family is a series of British armoured vehicles, originally developed to replace the older FV430 series of armoured vehicles.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FV430_series

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